National Account Manager - Packaging

Market leading packaging company looking for experienced salesperson / National Account Manager ideally in Automotive or Aerospace.

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience, OTE c£55,000-£60,000.

BENEFITS: Quality Company Car, Pension Scheme, 25 days holiday, Laptop and Mobile

LOCATION: Milton Keynes

COOMUTABLE LCOATIONS: Swindon, Birmingham, Nottingham, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Guildford.

THE COMPANY - National Account Manager

We are the largest distributor of packaging products in the UK, employing over 750 people nationwide and a turnover in excess of £185 million.

They have 24 Regional Distribution Centres throughout the UK, 4 manufacturing sites in the UK, Ireland & Sweden along with a recently opened Innovation Lab which offers smart solutions to clients packaging challenges. They provide packaging solutions to some of the most well- known and prestigious retail brands as well major industry sectors, including, Automotive, Aerospace, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronics.

This role has been created due to current company growth, projected growth plans, and the number of opportunities that have arisen in new and existing markets.

PRIMARY PURPOSE – National Account Manager

To maintain current growth, they wish to recruit a National Account Manager for the Midlands and Southern Counties to maintain and develop sales to a range of Industrial sectors that will include Aerospace, Automotive Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronics. Whilst the role will be a split of new business and Account management, you will be required to split the time evenly to develop sustainable growth.

You will be required to sell at all levels, ranging from shop floor through to senior management and be used to mid-long lead times to develop tailored customer packaging solutions with tangible value to clients.

PERSON SPECIFICATION- National Account Manager

We are interested in hearing from a career minded business to business Salesperson selling with a solutions orientated approach. They would be particularly keen in receiving applications from candidates with knowledge and experience of tier 1 or tier 2 suppliers to the automotive market or Aerospace Industry. If you have any knowledge of the packaging industry, that would be of great interest. However the quality of the person is the most important criteria.

You will have a demonstrable track record of success and be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality and business profit. You must have good attention to detail and be very much a strategic thinker. A natural forward planner who critically assesses your own performance. You will be credible and comfortable in dealing with both internal and external contacts and have the gravitas which enables you to access all levels of contact within the target businesses and sectors.

This role offers significant opportunity for an ambitious, experienced sales professional with a desire to develop their career with a growing and forward thinking company.


* Commercially focused with strong communication skills
* Self-driven and motivated, able to work off your own initiative
* Results orientated and committed to the task in hand


* The opportunity to join a leading business, experiencing a period of expansion and growth and seeking to bolster its talent pool.
* A first class remuneration package including a highly competitive salary, bonus, pension, and other benefits associated with an industry leader.


It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and sold within the markets advertised: Business Development Manager, National Account Manager, Sales Executive, Technical Sales Executive, Account Manager, Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Sales Director, Operations Manager, Operations Director, Commercial Manager, Commercial Director

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Ina Peterson quoting National Account Manager – Packaging, reference IP1709-38 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683319 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.